Celebrate Maal Hijrah 1438 on October 1 at Selangor State Mosque


SHAH ALAM, SEP 28: A state-level Majlis Ambang Sambutan Maal Hijrah ceremony will be held at Dewan Solat Bawah, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque on October 1.

The ceremony will be officiated by His Royal Highness Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah and will be themed ‘Ukhuwah Islamiah Asas Penyatuan Ummah’ (or ‘Islamic Camaraderie the Basis of Unity’) in uniting the community.

The event is planned to begin as early as 4 pm with various programmes for the community’s benefit.

Amongst them are Forum Perdana Ehwal Islam, Maal HIjrah special sermon as well as doa recital for the end and beginning of the new year.

There will also be a Maal Hijrah 1438 Special Award ceremony to recipients.


Maal Hijrah or Awal Muharram is an important day for Muslims around world as it is a reminder of the journey made by Prophet Muhammad P.B.U.H. from Mecca to Medina in 622 AD.

The historical event happened on the 1st of Muharram in a new Hijrah calendar year, as the year that the Prophet made the journey from Mecca to Medina was taken as the beginning of the calculation of the Hijrah calendar.

All Muslims, men and women are invited to attend the Majlis Ambang Hijrah state-level ceremony.

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